Human Desires

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Genesis 34:3-8

He was deeply attracted to Dinah the daughter of Jacob, and he loved the girl and spoke tenderly to her. So Shechem spoke to his father Hamor, saying, "Get me this young girl for a wife." Now Jacob heard that he had defiled Dinah his daughter; but his sons were with his livestock in the field, so Jacob kept silent until they came in.read more.
Then Hamor the father of Shechem went out to Jacob to speak with him. Now the sons of Jacob came in from the field when they heard it; and the men were grieved, and they were very angry because he had done a disgraceful thing in Israel by lying with Jacob's daughter, for such a thing ought not to be done. But Hamor spoke with them, saying, "The soul of my son Shechem longs for your daughter; please give her to him in marriage.

Deuteronomy 17:17

"He shall not multiply wives for himself, or else his heart will turn away; nor shall he greatly increase silver and gold for himself.

Job 31:9

"If my heart has been enticed by a woman, Or I have lurked at my neighbor's doorway,

Numbers 15:39

"It shall be a tassel for you to look at and remember all the commandments of the LORD, so as to do them and not follow after your own heart and your own eyes, after which you played the harlot,

1 Chronicles 29:18

"O LORD, the God of Abraham, Isaac and Israel, our fathers, preserve this forever in the intentions of the heart of Your people, and direct their heart to You;

Job 19:27

Whom I myself shall behold, And whom my eyes will see and not another. My heart faints within me!

Job 17:11

"My days are past, my plans are torn apart, Even the wishes of my heart.

Luke 12:29

"And do not seek what you will eat and what you will drink, and do not keep worrying.

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